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The Wooden Tongue Speaks
Romanians: Contradictions & Realities

Author: Bogdan Tiganov

ISBN: 9780956665805 | 199 pages

This collection of short stories and poetry set in post-Ceauşescu and post-Cold War Romania takes readers on a journey through the author’s home town of Brăila in the east of the country.

Exiled Romanian author Bogdan Tiganov explores social, religious and political issues with insightful frankness, through an array of colourful characters and narratives focusing on this newly, supposedly liberated world.

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The Wooden Tongue Speaks – now available in paperback!

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Honest Publishing is delighted to announce the publication of its first paperback book, The Wooden Tongue Speaks, by exiled Romanian author Bogdan Tiganov. (more…) more»

Bogdan Tiganov

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Bogdan Tiganov Poetry Publishing

Bogdan Tiganov is a writer and artist, born in Brăila, Romania, on August 1, 1981. It was there that he started his lifelong interest in the arts, attending the Nicolai Bălcescu School of Music at the age of seven, where he learned to play piano as well as composing. In London, UK, he studied visual arts under the supervision of Don Pavey, world-renowned expert on colour. Tiganov finished writing and illustrating his first book by the time he was fourteen, and attracted considerable interest from leading children’s book publishers.

Since then, he has studied English Literature at degree level, received a CELTA teaching diploma from IH Barcelona, and has had various jobs, including as an English teacher, a call-centre operator, an editorial assistant, and a content editor. His short stories and poems have appeared in magazines and periodicals worldwide.


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